The 2016 Louisiana International Film Festival (LIFF) announce its lineup of feature films, including Ethan Hawke as troubled jazz legend Chet Baker in BORN TO BE BLUE.
BOY AND THE WORLD
NAME OF FILM: BOY AND THE WORLD
DIRECTOR(S): Alê Abreu
STARRING: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurelio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse, Ale Abreu, Cassius Romero
GENRE: Animation Film
SYNOPSIS: This beloved animation tells the story of a little boy who goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father. From his simple countryside home to the neon-infused, carnivalesque metropolis, little Cuca’s journey illustrates the conflict between the country and the city and the poor and the wealthy. Brazilian artist Alê Abreu utilizes many different animation techniques from mosaics to watercolors in this vibrant, colorful film set to samba and hip hop rhythms.
Sixteen features have been submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 88th Academy Awards®. The submitted features, listed in alphabetical order, are: “Anomalisa” “The Boy and the Beast” “Boy and the World” “The Good Dinosaur” “Home” “Hotel Transylvania 2” “Inside Out” “Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” “The Laws of the Universe – Part 0” “Minions” “Moomins on the Riviera” “The Peanuts Movie” “Regular Show: The Movie” “Shaun the Sheep Movie” (pictured above) […]
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